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Bacon: English Men of Letters (Dodo Press)

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Work on the English philosopher, statesman and essayist best known for leading the scientific revolution with his new 'observation and experimentation' theory which is the way science has been conducted ever since.
Paperback, 168 pages
Published February 16th 2007 by Dodo Press (first published 2007)
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Greg Meyers
Interesting but a little disappointing that the book didn't delve into the man, only his life events. I was hoping it would get more intimate with his thinking and literary accomplishments. The book focused mostly upon his desires and rise to public service and frankly I felt it was slanted a little on the negative side. The book also assumes you already know Bacon's accomplishments. If you are unfamiliar with Francis Bacon, this book will leave you wondering why he was so famous. A rather sad e ...more
Will not give you much on Bacon's philosophy; it is more about his career. That provides an interesting insight into the politics and court-life of his times.
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